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Arlo Pro - Only 1 of my 4 Cameras is Syncing

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DigiDadOz Aspirant
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I have just purchased an Arlo Pro 4 Wire-Free HD Security Camera System.  Of the 4 cameras only 1 of them will successfully sync to my basestation.  The other 3 will not sync at all.  I get the slow blinking blue LED when trying to sync, but after a couple of minutes it then flashes orange.  The batteries are fully charged and I have tried resetting everything but to no avail.  Any suggestions appreciated.

 

Thanks in advance.

Model: VMB4000 | Arlo Pro/Pro2 Base Station

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Guru TomMac Guru
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Make sure you are just quickly pressing the base sync button and then the camera...

( you can do this directly without the app / web )

 

Pull battery and wait about 5 mins between each sync if it fails, then try again

 

Be close to the base but not close to the main router if it is nearby...I always sync mine about 5-8 ft away from the base and at least double that from the router

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Guru TomMac Guru
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Make sure you are just quickly pressing the base sync button and then the camera...

( you can do this directly without the app / web )

 

Pull battery and wait about 5 mins between each sync if it fails, then try again

 

Be close to the base but not close to the main router if it is nearby...I always sync mine about 5-8 ft away from the base and at least double that from the router

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DigiDadOz Aspirant
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Thanks @TomMac.  I managed to sync the remaining 3 cameras by disconnecting the Arlo basestation from my Orbi Router and Syncing the basestation and then each camera one by one.  Once successfully peered with the basestation I then reconnected the Arlo basestation to the Orbi and gradaully each of my cameras appeared in the Arlo App Device view.

 

Many thanks for your advice.

 

Darren

 

Guru TomMac Guru
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So, it may have been interference from the Orbi being close...

I've has this issue with my Orbi 

 

glad to hear you got it working

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